J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

French Suites

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Gustav Leonhardt
Individual Works:Suite 1 D-moll BWV 812
Suite 2 C-moll BWV 813
Suite 3 H-moll BWV 814
Suite 4 Es-dur BWV 815
Suite 5 G-dur BWV 816
Suite 6 E-dur BWV 817
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Sony SEON
Catalog Number:60717
Year Released/Recorded:1999
Total Playing Time:79:01
Comments:Kevin McMullen said:

A pretty "modern" sounding recording, but quite enjoyable. I grew up on the tempos of Mr. Gould, so the older me can appreciate a more leisurely approach. I own the Huguette Dreyfus on vinyl, but when I'm too lazy to clean & cue, this one works very well.

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Kevin McMullen
Date First Submitted:06/07/2002